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Thursday, August 09, 2018
New antimicrobial regulations present an opportunity for Canadian hog producers
As of 1 December , 2018, all medically important antimicrobials for veterinary use will be sold by prescription only in Canada. MSP[RS] provides an insight into how producers can continue to beat disease...
Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Market not looking very shiny?
Jim Long commentary: A year ago, US 53-54 percent lean hogs were 86¢ lb but last week they were near 66¢ lb. That’s $40 per head less. A huge difference. Pushing close to $100 million less per week...
Wednesday, August 01, 2018
EU court rules gene editing = GMO
Jim Long provides commentary on the recent changes regarding gene editing as GMO and how this could affect pork demand from consumers...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Osborne announces certification to ISO 9001:2015
Osborne Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of livestock management equipment like Stanfield® piglet heat mats and FIRE® pig performance testing feeders, is pleased to announce their April 16, 2018,...
Thursday, June 14, 2018
CPF commits to animal welfare goals on all farms
Charoen Popkhand Foods Plc (CPF) commits to group sow housing and strong implementation of animal welfare practices on all of it's farms ...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Hendrix Genetics joins alliance to end surgical castrations of swine
Hendrix Genetics has joined a research alliance to develop pioneering genetic technology. Through the use of precision breeding, this group hopes to end the surgical castrations of male piglets...
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Morrison Swine Health Monitoring Project expanding but needs more industry participants
The Morrison Swine Health Monitoring Program (MSHMP) closed its pathogen year on June 30, 2017. Here are highlights on PRRS from the issued report...
Thursday, May 03, 2018
Influence Feed: Lettuce tell you about the farm bill
Stay current on the latest food and agriculture issues impacting your business with Influence Feed by Zoetis. Influence Feed tracks the top 1,500 most influential voices across all segments of food and...
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Nuscience launches next phase of Biotica innovation drive for Canadian market
CALGARY, ALBERTA — New speciality market approval, scientific forum discussion and broadened adoption are all rapidly taking shape for the Nuscience elite level feed technology platform in Canada, available...
Monday, January 08, 2018
NA PRRS Symposium highlights include diagnostics, epidemiology
ANALYSIS - Dr. Jens Kjaer, director of technical marketing with Boehringer Ingelheim, highlights technical topics covered at the Saturday morning session of the North American PRRS Symposium in Chicago...
Friday, July 21, 2017
Veterinarian Offers Tips for Surviving a CSI Audit
US - While audits are part of doing business, many pork producers still worry about going through the process. Amber Stricker, DVM, steps in to help clients prepare for or undergo an audit, which is typically...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
What Can Big Data Do for the Swine Industry?
ANALYSIS - Big data is a hot topic in agriculture, and it's no stranger to the swine industry. Researchers are identifying how to apply big data and modeling to improve swine health in North America. ...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Pork Commentary: Brazil - Glass House Syndrome
BRAZIL - The Brazil Meat Scandal is a big deal in Brazil and has global ramifications, writes Jim Long, President-CEO Genesus Inc....
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Ceva Joint-Venture with EBVAC Reinforces Position in China's Swine Market
CHINA - In the presence of the Chinese Prime Minister, Li Keqiang and French Prime Minister, Bernard Cazeneuve, Ceva Santé Animale (Ceva) and EBVAC have signed a joint-venture agreement to create a new...
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Sustainable Markets: How Will Global Pig Markets React to Changes in Russia?
GLOBAL - In today’s interconnected, global economy, changes and events in one market can have worldwide implications. “Sustainable Markets” is a series of articles focused on market news and its...
Tuesday, August 09, 2016
Hypor Helps Facilitate Brazil's Swine Imports
BRAZIL - Hypor is partnering with the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA) and a select number of global swine genetics companies to help renovate and expand Brazil’s exclusive...
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Pork Commentary: USDA Projects Massive Corn and Soybean Production
US - The USDA sent a shock wave into what was an already reeling grain market with their USDA quarterly stocks report, writes Jim Long President – CEO Genesus Inc....
Monday, June 27, 2016
WPX: Record Pig Prices in China Driving EU, US, Canadian Markets
ANALYSIS - The big driver in the global pork market today is China, who represents half of the pigs on the planet, and so any disruption to Chinese inventory can have major ramifications around the world,...
Monday, June 13, 2016
WPX: Exports Are Critical Driver to US Pig Prices into 2017
ANALYSIS - Brett Stuart, President of Global AgriTrends, told pork producers exports are the critical driver to watch regarding US hog prices. Stuart spoke at the Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica business...
Friday, March 18, 2016
EU and Spanish Pork Markets
EU and SPAIN - Spain becomes the third largest hog producer in the world (after China and the US) and the first out of the EU, surpassing Germany, writes Mercedes Vega, General Director for Spain, Italy...
Friday, February 05, 2016
Zoetis Collaborates with National Pork Board to Extend Access to its Pig Care Training Program
US - Starting this month, Zoetis will be working with the National Pork Board to help extend the reach of Individual Pig Care, an in-barn education and training program from Zoetis. For nearly 10 years,...
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Pork Commentary: Country of Origin Retaliation Amount $1.1 Billion
CANADA - Last week the World Trade Organization (WTO) set the retaliation amount that Canada and Mexico can place on American products in response to US Country of Origin Labelling (COOL) law at $1.1 billion....
Friday, November 06, 2015
First Official Veterinarian Conference Calls for Increased Communication
UK - A call for increased information flow between the Animal and Plant Health Agency, private vets and farmers on bovine TB testing, the complexities of arranging the export of travelling horses and challenges...
Tuesday, November 03, 2015
Novus Secures Key Intermediate Plant for ALIMET® Production
US - Novus International, Inc. announced today that it has acquired the Methylmercaptopropanal (MMP) plant from Union Carbide Corporation, a subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, in St Charles Parish,...
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Pork Commentary: Trans Pacific Partnership
GLOBAL - We see real positives with the US Pork Cut-Out at 88¢ lb. with US weekly markets hog numbers around 2.3 million the 88¢ amazes us. The 88¢ reflects the real demand ongoing for Pork and the...
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Pork Commentary: Lots of Pigs!
US - The US Department of Agriculture September 1 quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report says the US has reached a new record in the number of hogs and pigs on farm, writes Jim Long President – CEO Genesus Inc....
Thursday, September 10, 2015
European Medicines Agency (EMA) Approves Use of Ingelvac CircoFLEX® During Pig Pregnancy, Lactation
EU - The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has granted the use of Boehringer Ingelheim’s Ingelvac CircoFLEX® during pregnancy and lactation in sows. The vaccine is registered worldwide for the protection...
Friday, August 14, 2015
Are You Prepared for PEDv? Zoetis Ready to Bring Vaccine to Europe
EUROPE - Showing its commitment to supporting European pig farmers and veterinarians, Zoetis is making its Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus vaccine available to the European market....
Monday, July 27, 2015
What to Do If I Suspect a Foreign Animal Disease On-farm?
ANALYSIS - Dr. Patrick Webb, Director of Swine Health Programs with the National Pork Board, explains the steps that a producer or veterinarian should take if he/she sees symptoms of a foreign animal disease...
French Prime Minister visits Ceva Santé Animale
FRANCE - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has visited Ceva’s headquarters in Libourne, to meet Dr Marc Prikazsky and other business leaders from the local Aquitaine region....
 
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